Roaming Restaurant Gay4U Provides Free Meals to Trans People of Color

Oakland-based Cellphone (founder of Hella Vegan Eats, creator of the queer-centered market GayMart and organizer of Trans Skate Parties) has been “queering the Bay Area culinary scene” for decades. An advocate and pioneer of LGBTQ+ issues and intentional celebrations, their latest venture is a roving vegan restaurant called Gay4U and is dedicated to serving trans people of color free meals regardless of their financial circumstances. …

Inspired by California and Owned by Women, LA’s Future Gin

A smooth, juicy spirit that points toward progress

Within the expansive category of gin distillation, few embody the juicy and refreshing taste of California and even fewer are fully owned and operated by women. These distinctions are just part of what makes Future Gin so exceptional. Founded by four friends—Amy Atwood, Mary Bartlett, Freya Estreller and Natasha Case—Future Gin bottles the 50+ combined years of expertise in the food, wine and spirits industry …

T-Shirt Waste Loom

LikeMindedObjects collaborated with Francesca Capone to create a loom kit that includes not only the loom but a book and video to guide users through the DIY process. Using the loom, it’s possible to take waste fabrics and create 18 by 18-inch tiles that can then be sewn together to create blankets, pillows, upholstery and garments. Created as a response to the fact that the …